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|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tetracamphilius notatus (Nichols & Griscom, 1917)|
|Type Locality||Faradje, Orientale Province, Congo.|
|Etymology||From the Greek tetra meaning four and akis meaning point, in reference to the multicuspid teeth, and Amphilius a generical name for this group of catfishes.|
|Size||33mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||This genus differs from all other amphiliiids in having pedicellate jaw teeth with a fan-shaped distal end typically armed with two to six tiny flattened triangular cusps.Triangular adipose fin, slender caudal peduncle , caudal fin deeply forked with the lower lobe slightly larger than upper.
These fish have a light possibly beige base coloration with the upper surface of the head darker and areas of pigmentation along the back. A darker spot is visible above the start of the anal fin and below the adipose fin, extending to the mid-flank.
|Distribution||Africa: Ubangui River and Lufira River in Congo River basin.
African Waters, Congo, Ubangi (click on these areas to find other species found there)
African Waters, Congo, Upper Congo, Lualaba, Lufira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2009.|
|Furniture||Appear to prefer sandy bottoms and fast flowing water.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 37 (art. 25), pp 715, Fig. 24.|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 19 15:03 (species record created: 2012 Nov 24 04:51)|